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It's official—Tekken 8 is in production for the PlayStation 5 and is looking like a strong contender for brawler of the year, based on the first trailer that dropped during Sony's State of Play event. Whether it's ultimately anointed that designation will depend on when exactly it comes out, how it actually fares, and... Read more...
Making top-shelf AAA games is an enormous endeavor. If you ever wonder just how enormous, open up your favorite Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, or Bethesda title, and just let the credits run for the hour-plus it'll take. AAA game developers have been raising prices to pay this ever-growing cast, and the latest to do... Read more...
Samsung's big and bold Odyssey Ark gaming monitor is now available to buy, though it's ultra-premium pricing relegates this release to niche territory. As in, the MSRP is set at $3,499.99. Part of that is because of its immense size—this is a 55-inch monitor—but it also boasts a quantum matrix mini LED panel with an... Read more...
It's taken a few months but Project Stealth, the joint collaboration between Maingear and Gigabyte to turn cable management on its head, is now available to configure and purchase. Pricing on the innovative prebuilt gaming desktop starts at $1,999, though before we get to the stock and customizable part selections... Read more...
The highly popular PC game retailer, Valve, released an update yesterday to make searching for your favorite games simpler and more intuitive. The update for the Steam app was previously launched as a Steam Labs experiment, allowing the company to test and get player feedback over the last few months. The updated... Read more...
The international phenoms that are Minecraft and Roblox are practically ubiquitous in gaming today. The two games are available on multiple platforms including consoles, PC, and even mobile devices. Unfortunately, their significant popularity, especially amongst younger generations, makes them an excellent target for... Read more...
As many of you know, not all budget gaming headsets are created equal. One of the more popular offerings has been HyperX's Cloud Stinger due to its balance of price, performance, and comfort. HyperX is hoping to offer the same combination with a follow-up model, the Cloud Stinger 2, which maintains a relatively low... Read more...
Accessory maker JSAUX has previously released a pair of reasonably popular docks for Valve's Steam Deck handheld, but it's not stopping there. Its latest release has all the usual ports and an extra trick up its sleeve. The new HB0604 docking station includes an M.2 slot for an extra chunk of super-fast storage to... Read more...
Windows 11 is gaining steam among gamers, or more specifically, is adding more Steam gamers to its ranks. That's according to Valve's latest Steam survey data, which contains a wealth of statistics for the digital distribution platform. The recently updated figures show that Windows 11 adoption on the platform grew by... Read more...
We're a bit late on this one (apologies!), but in case you missed it, the original Mafia game is free to claim on Steam right now. That's the kind of offer that is too good to refuse, but the caveat is that time is running out—you only have until 1:00pm ET (10:00am PT) to add the classic game to your Steam library... Read more...
NetEase, best known for its mobile gaming fortune, has acquired French developer-publisher Quantic Dream. This marks the Chinese company's first venture into the European market, as it looks to expand its reach worldwide. Chinese internet and online gaming service provider NetEase announced today its acquisition of... Read more...
The PlayStation 5 is getting lighter, as Sony looks to ramp up production of the popular gaming console. Along with being lighter, it is thought the new PS5 will also house a new AMD 6nm processor. Just last week, Sony announced it would be increasing the price of its extremely popular PlayStation 5. Now the... Read more...
Today is one of Destiny 2’s most important days of the year. A new raid experience is launching, which means Guardians world-wide will be competing in a race to clear its challenges first. There can only be one World’s First fireteam, though, so the pressure is high to claim these bragging rights. Technically, the... Read more...
Back in January of this year, a group of developers serving as white-hat hackers warned the "Souls" community of a serious Remote Code Execution (RCE) exploit that they found in FromSoftware's fantasy RPG series. The games' online play was taken down as a response and has remained down ever since. However... Read more...
Gamers have been feeling the effect of inflation when it comes to playing on a PC, but they are now experiencing it with a console as well. Sony has raised the price of its PlayStation 5 console in markets outside the U.S., citing inflation as one of the main factors. Console gamers have enjoyed the same price tier... Read more...
Benchmarks don't tell the whole story when it comes to device performance, but they can provide important points of comparison. Not all benchmarks are created equal, though. You need something that supports the latest technology to properly assess the capabilities of a device, particularly one that fits in your... Read more...
HyperX, originally Kingston’s gaming division, cut its teeth producing high speed memory modules meant for gaming PCs. However, the company eventually expanded into the wider gaming peripheral market, making headsets, mice, keyboards, and more. After being acquired by HP in 2021, HyperX is now delving into the gaming... Read more...
Ever since the 2019 Shadowkeep expansion introduced players to Pyramids of Darkness, Destiny's far-reaching storylines have begun to converge in unexpected ways. Players, known as Guardians, began to explore Darkness's offerings in the Beyond Light expansion that followed while Witch Queen saw humanity's greatest foe... Read more...
What is the right screen size for an immersive gaming experience? Bigger is better, right? That drive led to NVIDIA’s Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) push a few years back. While BFGDs never quite caught on, Samsung is now upping the stakes. Samsung has finally released the new Odyssey Ark gaming screen, a 4K 165Hz... Read more...
If you came to me in the early 2000s and told me that one of the top-selling Nintendo franchises in the 2020s would be a competitive multiplayer shooter game, I would have asked you where you acquired the intoxicants you are currently enjoying. Nintendo selling a multiplayer shooter? Nonsense! It's true, though:... Read more...
The past few years have seen dramatic changes in daily life as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on. While the pandemic is still ongoing, the push to return to "normal" is strong. People are killing less time playing games as offices and schools continue to fill up, and that might mean the windfall for game publishers and... Read more...
Vampire Survivors sounds like a stupid game. You pick a character, then load into the game where your only interaction is to move around and choose power ups while your weapons and abilities autonomously slay the hordes of creatures around you. Yet, the $3 game’s simple Roguelite charm and retro throwback has... Read more...
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